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VE7AVSO HP 20MTOUGH SLUGGING IN ROLLER-COASTER PROPAGATION CONDITIONS!
VE7SCCMMFLARES CAUSING WEAKER PREFORMANCE THEN LAST YEAR.
VE7UQSO LP ALLDROVE 300 MILES TO MY SUMMER (?) CABIN FOR THE CONTEST. ARRIVED LESS THAN 2 HOURS PRIOR TO CONTEST START TO FIND 2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW ON THE PROPERTY. TOO MUCH SNOW TO GET THE TRUCK IN FROM THE ROAD SO HAD TO PACK THE RADIO EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPLIES ABO
VK3DBQSO LP ALLPLEASE FORGIVE ME IF IT IS NOT CORRECT: I JUST PUT THIS LOG IN TO HAVE A GO. STATION HAS A YAESU FT1000-MP AND KENWOOD TS-2000 BITH AT 100 WATTS ANNTENNAS A KLM KT34-A A 4 ELEMENT TRIBANDER AND A 80/40 HALF-WAVE TRAPPED DIPOLE
VK4NEFSO LP 10MIHAD A COMPUTER CRASH AND HAD TO REWORK HS0/G3NOM AT SERIAL #261 I LOST #211
VK5GNSO HP ALLI AGAIN CONFIRM THAT 36 HOURS LEAVES ME WITH LESS CHANCE THAN WOULD 30 HOURS. IT IS GALLING TO WATCH AS THOSE CLOSER IN CAN RUN FOR THE WHOLE TIME. NOT SO GOOD CONDITIONS AS 2000 BUT BETTER THAN 2001 AT THIS QTH. 73 AND THANKS
VK6ANCMSHANTENNA WAS NOT WORKING ON 20 OR 15M - HI SWR. NO AMPLIFIER - STUCK ON 100W MAX. CONDX WERE GREAT. ALL CONTINENTS WERE WORKED. CONTACTS #026: #031 &amp; #098 ARE DUPES
VO1ONESO LP ALLUSED AN IC-706 @ 100W IN MY NISSAN SENTRA WITH AN OUTBACKER STEALTH PLUS ANTENNA. DID NOT HAVE MUCH TIME TO OPERATE WITH OTHER THINGS TO DO: BUT I THINK BETWEEN THE SETUP AND WHAT TIME I PUT INTO IT: I DID ALRIGHT. I WOULD HAVE PUT MYSELF IN THE ROOKIE CA
VY2MGY/3SO LP ALLI ONLY HAD 26 HRS TO OPERATE OUT OF THE 36 HRS ALLOWED DUE TO FAMILY COMMITMENTS. AS SUCH I COULDN&#039;T BE COMPETITIVE BUT I COULD HAVE FUN! AND I DID HAVE FUN. STILL ONE OF MY FAVORITE CONTESTS. WHO COULD NOT LOVE THE SPORT OF CONTESTING?? THERE&#039;S NOTHING L
VY2ZMSO HP 160MTOUGH CONDX BUT STILL NICE TO WORK OLD FRIENDS. CU NEXT YEAR!
W1LZSO LP ALLNOT MUCH TIME - ONE ANTENNA BAD. SUBMITTING LOG FOR CHECK PURPOSES.
W2YRSA HP ALLA REAL SUPRISE TO WORK BOTH VIETNAM AND THAILAND ON TEN METERS
W3MGLSO QRP ALLDIDN&#039;T SPEND MUCH TIME IN CONTEST: BUT HAD A LOT OF FUN. QRP MAKES IT INTERESTING. BEST CONTEST OF THE YEAR.
W4GACMSHGREAT CONTEST! CAN&#039;T WAIT FOR THE NEXT CQWPX!
W4SAASO LP ALLOMNI6+ 100W CL33@40FT HB 80/40M TRAP DIPOLE
W4TDBSO QRP ALLMY OPERATING TIME WAS VERY LIMITED BUT AS USUAL IT WAS A LOT OF FUN. WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR. GO TCG!
W4YDYSO HP ALLHOPE THIS ONE MAKES THE LISTINGS. LAST YEAR MY RECORD 550 QSOS DID NOT MAKE THE CQ LISTING IN THE FEB. 2002 CQ MAGAZINE. I EMAILED IT 3/28/01.
W6QUSO QRP 40MGOOD NEWS: ON THE FIRST NIGHT I GOT BY WITH ONLY 1 HOUR OF SLEEP. BAD NEWS: ON THE SECOND NIGHT: I FELL ASLEEP AT THE RIG WHILE MY DVK WAS CALLING CQ!
W6RKCSA HP 15MSORRY I ONLY GOT TO OPERATE FOR AN HOUR BEFORE LEAVING WITH THE FAMILY FOR A HOLIDAY WEEKEND GET TOGETHER. WAIT TIL NEXT YEAR!
W6UEMSHYOHEI: AD6AJ: AND DAVID: N6AN: DECIDED TO HAVE SOME FUN SHARING THE STATION AND ENTERED M/S. DAVID WAS ABLE TO MAKE A FEW HUNDRED QSOS FRIDAY NIGHT AND YOHEI ROUNDED OUT THE LOG HANDSOMELY WITH ANOTHER 400 QSOS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS. THANKS FOR A
W6YJSO LP 15MGREAT FUN: IN SPITE OF LOGGING SOFTWARE GLITCH. 15 M WAS IN GOOD FORM.
W6ZZZSO LP ALLROOKIE - FIRST LICENSED IN MAY 2000. POWER - LOW. ANTENNAS - TWO LOW DIPOLES: ONE ALL-BAND HORIZONTAL DIPOLE AND ONE 15M VERTICAL DIPOLE. HIGHLIGHT - WORKING HC8N: WP2Z AND ZF2AF ON 15M (FELLOW NCCCERS).
W7FPSO HP 10MPICKED WRONG YEAR FOR 10 METER BAND I THINK. FIRST NIGHT WAS GREAT HOWEVER. SHOULD NOT HOLD ON EASTER WEEKEND.
W9LYASO LP ALLALL CONTACTS MADE WITH MAXIMUM OF 100 WATTS OUTPUT ANTENNAS: BUTTERNUT HF9V AND 20&#039; HIGH LONG WIRE
W9VQSO LP 15MICOM 706: CUSHCRAFT R7000 VERTICAL I HATE CABRILLO
WB4JMOSO LP ALLWhat a great way to spend a Saturday night, a date with my YL and WPX contest all at the same time.
WB6MLISO LP ALLNICE TO HAVE CONTEST TO CATCH SOME DX FISH INACTIVE FOR 15 YEARS JUST GOT RIG OUT OF BOX 2 WEEKS AGO HC8N IS NOT A COPY FROM EXAMPLE - ITS A REAL QSO!
WB7OCV/2SO QRP 15MAfter 5 years on 20M, I went for 15M this time and thought I did pretty good. I love this contest!!
WD4OAYSO LP ALLALL CONTACTS MADE WITH RADIO SHACK HTX-10 AT 25 WATTS OR FT-817 AT 5 WATTS - MOBILE FROM MY STATE TROOPER VEHICLE.
WM5RSO LP 15MSO MANY OTHER THINGS WERE GOING ON THIS WEEKEND THAT I ONLY HAD A FEW HOURS TO GET ON THE AIR. I OPERATED FROM N5XU: THE CLUB STATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN. THE ANTENNA I HAD AVAILABLE WAS A 40 METER DIPOLE: WHICH NORMALLY IS CONSIDERED USA
WM6AMSHTERRIBLE CONDX
WN1OTVSO LP ALLTIME CONSTRAINTS AND VERY POOR HEARING NEGATED ANY COMPETITION BY THIS STATION. HOWEVER: I TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE NEEDED QSO&#039;S FOR THE DXCC AWARD AND IT PAID OFF. I CONTACTED 19 NEW COUNTRIES. THANKS FOR THE OPPORTUNITY.
WN3VAWSO LP ALLHAD A BLAST AS ALWAYS: JUST WISH I HAD HAD A LITTLE MORE TIME. USUALLY WPX PHONE FALLS ON THE SAME WEEKEND AS THE XYL&#039;S BIRTHDAY; THIS YEAR IT DIDN&#039;T: BUT WE HAD EASTER SERVICES ON FRIDAY AND SUNDAY CONFLICTING INSTEAD. BECAUSE OF TIME CONSTRAINTS: MY GOA
WN4DXSO LP 10MONLY A 100 WATTS AND A HAMSTICK VERTICAL BUT STILL A LOT OF FUN.
WN6KSO LP ALLSPENT THE CONTEST GETTING ORIENTED TO MY NEW 2 DAY OLD FT-1000MP MARK-V FIELD RIG - LOTS OF NEW BUTTONS AND ADJUSTMENTS TO GET USED TO.
WO9SSO HP 160MTHOUGHT I&#039;D TRY TO IMPROVE ON MY SO SB LP SCORE FROM 1995. NOISE LEVEL WAS SO HIGH I HAD FEWER QSOS THE FIRST NIGHT WITH HP THAN IN 1995 WITH LP! SECOND NIGHT THE NOISE WAS EVEN HIGHER AND THE AMP QUIT. SO DID I. WHAT A BUST! SUNSPOTS REALLY MAKE A DIFFER
WP3GWSO LP ALLPretty good conditions. 2 new worked countries, some RFI to the neighbor but got my goal of 300+ stations..DID IT!!
WS1ASO LP ALLNO PACKET USED
WS7VSO LP ALLHAD TO VISIT THE MOTHER IN LAW AND THE EFFECT WAS SIMILAR TO A PROTON STORM - HEAVY STATIC AND LIMITED CONTESTING.
XE2ACSO HP 15MGREAT OPENINGS TO EUROPE: NOT MUCH TIME DUE TO FAMILY COMMITMENTS.
XE2AUBSO LP ALLCONDITIONS CRAZY AND BANDS NOISY BUT I HAD A LOT OF FUN. THANKS TO EVERYBODY IN THE CONTEST FOR A NICE TIME.
XX9TRRSO HP ALLTOOK ME 3 DAYS TO THYE BADLY CORRODED C3 AND AND GET A DIPOLE UP. HAD GREAT FUN FT1000MP :FINNFET: 40M DIPOLE.
YB2LABSO HP 10MMY FIRST CONTEST WPX 2002 ALL BAND.
YL2PNSO LP ALLIC-751 (100 W) TO 5BAND SINGLE CABLED INV VEE @28M AGL QSOS ##556-565 WAS LOOSED IN MY LOG. I&#039;M NOT SURE THAT THEY WERE MADE IN FACT. THERE WAS A LITTLE PROBLEM WITH REEXECUTING TR-LOG V.4.05: BUT WHAT HAPPENED?? POSSIBLE REASONS ARE TWO. 1ST - UNAWARED C
Z39ZSO HP 80MCU IN CW FROM YT6A LOCATION.
ZC4BSSO LP ALLTHUNDER: GALE FORCE WINDS AND 700FT OF WIRE IN THE AIR MADE FOR A NOISY TOUGH CONTEST. MY GP WAS RADIATING IN BOTH VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL PLANES ON 10M (HENCE A GOOD SCORE !!). LESSONS LEARNED ARE LOW POWER WILL NOT CUT IT ON THE LOW BANDS. HIGHLIGHTS MU
ZF2AFSO HP ALLTHIS WAS MY FIRST CONTEST EXPEDITION. THANKS TO BRUCE: ZF2NT: FOR
ZL2ALSO LP ALLGREAT CONTEST AS USUAL!
ZL3GASO LP 10MTHANKS TO THE ORGANISERS. 100W USED FOR ALL CONTACTS.
ZS6IRSO HP ALLMY FIRST ATTEMPT TO REACH 1 MILLION POINTS IN A CONTEST: ALSO SOME OTHER WORK HAD TO BE DONE IN BETWEEN.
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